BEIJING (AP) — A paralyzed former taxi driver went on trial Tuesday for endangering public safety by setting off an explosion at Beijing’s airport, but his lawyer said he was only seeking attention and didn’t intend to detonate
BEIJING (AP) — China has begun flight operations at the world’s highest civilian airport in a bid to boost tourism.
At an elevation of 4,411 meters (14,472 feet) above sea level, Daocheng Yading Airport replaces the previous champion,
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A mother involved in a contentious custody case has been charged with killing her 13-year-old autistic son and 9-year-old daughter in California after a judge ordered them returned to their father in Georgia.
When it comes to the balance between civil liberties and the war on terrorism, Americans seem to want the best of both worlds.
By an almost 20-point margin in a recent poll, they say it’s more important for
HYGIENE, Colo. (AP) — The rains have finally stopped in Colorado.
The clearing skies and receding waters allowed crews to intensify their search efforts Monday and assess the damage. Twenty-one helicopters fanned out over the mountainsides and the
BEIJING (AP) — A southern Chinese court Tuesday upheld the guilty verdict and sentence against the former city official at the heart of a sex tape scandal.
Lei Zhengfu was convicted in June of accepting more than 3
WASHINGTON (AP) — Every weekend, Cindy Martinson treks from her home in Mason City, Iowa, about 160 miles roundtrip to Waseca, Minn. She visits the federal prison there, where her daughter Mandy Martinson, a first-time offender, is in
WASHINGTON (AP) — A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation’s capital has reignited talk about guns, but it’s uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a legislative debate that has gone cold in the face of opposition
WASHINGTON (AP) — Helped by a slowly improving economy, the ranks of America’s poor are expected to decline slightly when new census figures are released.
The Census Bureau on Tuesday is releasing its annual report on U.S. economic
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand (AP) — The Thai government said Tuesday it could declare a security emergency in a district of southern Thailand to stamp out violent protests over low rubber prices, a day after dozens of police
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell below $106 a barrel Tuesday, anticipating that the U.S. Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting will end with an announcement to scale back its unprecedented monetary stimulus.
Benchmark oil for October
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The military in the United Arab Emirates says a helicopter has crashed during a training mission, killing one crew member.
Tuesday’s statement from the UAE Armed Forces Command gave no further
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Having just turned 90, Uri Avnery still finds himself firmly outside Israel’s national consensus.
For more than six decades, the tabloid publisher, member of parliament, author and peace activist has lobbied for establishing
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s Supreme Court has sentenced a leader of an opposition political party to death for committing crimes against humanity during the nation’s independence war against Pakistan in 1971.
The Jamaat-e-Islami party leader, Abdul Quader
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen people died in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. It was the deadliest attack at a domestic military installation since November 2009, when an Army psychiatrist killed 13 people and
NEW YORK (AP) — A feud over the fortune of an eccentric copper heiress whose father founded Las Vegas is poised to come to a head in a New York courtroom.
Jury selection was due to start Tuesday
TOKYO (AP) — Eiji Toyoda, a member of Toyota’s founding family who helped create the super-efficient “Toyota Way” production method, has died. He was 100.
The automaker said Toyoda, a cousin of the Japanese automaker’s founder Kiichiro Toyoda,
HYGIENE, Colo. (AP) — The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization that rebuilding their lives will take months. Search crews, meanwhile, rescued hundreds more
CHICAGO (AP) — Mink capes, Bruce Lee autographs and assorted Michael Jackson memorabilia belonging to Jesse Jackson Jr. will be sold to the highest bidder to help ensure the former congressman pays his debt to society in full.
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Tuesday as investors braced for a possible first step by the U.S. Federal Reserve to reduce its massive stimulus.
The Fed could announce that it is has decided to scale back